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Autonomous cleaning robot runs even cleaner with drylin linear bearings

Published on: 17/05/2022

Lubrication-free drylin linear guides ensure smooth operation of the K900 cleaning robot from KEMARO AG The K900 industrial robot cleans floors wherever it needs to, autonomously and without programming, even in places where it is potentially dangerous or even impossible for people to clean. Lubrication-free linear guides, shafts, plain and fixed flange bearings from igus all […]

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VOTW- igus® – Solutions for the Solar Industry

Published on: 05/05/2022

The solar industry is growing rapidly and with the help of lubrication-free products, they are changing the way things are produced and how applications operate. In this week’s video of the week, we can see how both igubal® and energy chain parts are used all over the world to help sustainable applications. To view the […]

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Evolution of the trapezoidal thread: new igus standard achieves 82% efficiency

Published on: 03/05/2022

Harmonised lead screws and lubrication-free lead screw nuts in trapezoidal threads extend service life by 30%. Motion plastics specialist igus has refined the classic trapezoidal thread, achieving a 30% service life extension – a huge increase for a well-established mechanical part. Thanks to a special geometric interaction between the lead screw nut, which requires no […]

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VOTW-igus® components making your ride more comfortable

Published on: 19/04/2022

When you think of car seat, you probably don’t think of the components designed and used within the mechanism of that seat! Why would you? In this weeks’ video of the week, the seat is stripped back to reveal the multiple igus® products found within the often-complicated mechanisms. You might be surprised by what you […]

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VOTW- Never too far away from an igus® product when travelling on a train!

Published on: 17/02/2022

Never has a video highlighted the versatility of igus® products so well. When you think of a train you think industrial, massive loads and extremely dirty but using igus® products can eliminate some of those preconceptions. No grease required, durable so capable of high loads and made from hard wearing plastic! In this week’s video […]

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Strength in nature: Bionic design fortifies igus plastic bearing solution

Published on: 08/02/2022

New igubal bearings are a maintenance-free, economical alternative to classic cast housing bearings. Nature can provide engineering with great inspiration: The shape of the new igubal pillow block bearings is based on the design of a tree. Flattened radii ensure maximum strength against mechanical stresses, like a tree’s base. Thanks to this bionic shape, these […]

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Isn’t it time you changed? Metal out, igubal® in!

Published on: 03/02/2022

Grease is a thing of the past! It’s the dirty and costly way of lubricating your bearings and moving parts. In the future it will be outed as the combustion engine of the mechanical work and users will be searching for that new and efficient way of keeping production lines and other equipment running. You […]

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Horse 2.0: Electric LyteHorse can conquer city, farm, forest and desert

Published on: 07/12/2021

Lubrication-free igus plain bearings allow new, go-anywhere electric stand-up vehicle to operate in even the most difficult environmental conditions An electric version of man’s most dependable and versatile friend, the horse, is now a reality. Canadian company LyteHorse Labs has designed a novel all-terrain electric vehicle, suitable for many applications and environmental conditions. igus bearings […]

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VOTW- The versatility of the PRT slewing ring

Published on: 02/12/2021

Have you ever considered all the applications where things turn? There are thousands!! And to help these applications turn with a smooth motion, customers are using the igus® PRT slewing ring bearing. These bearings are low-cost, maintenance free and require no lubrication! In this weeks’ video of the week, the PRT shows the ease to […]

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Tribo TX2 plain bearings reduce wear in high load applications by 3.5x

Published on: 28/09/2021

Lubrication-free and maintenance-free high-load material iglidur TX2 demonstrates 3.5-fold improved wear performance in tests. Especially forhigh-load applications in the construction, machinery, or agricultural industries, igus can now offer the new Tribo (tribologically optimized) material iglidur TX2, which works without lubrication. Even smaller excavating machines still need about 50 litres of lubricant per year with metal […]

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